Aircrewmen Not Listening

Navy air crewmen not listening while drinking in a bar.

Aircrewmen have some of the toughest jobs in the military. Ever been accused of not listening? This Aircrewman suffers from Rotor-Induced Syndrome Knack  (RISK) in listening to his girlfriend. Active listening is fully concentrating on what is being said rather than just passively ‘hearing’ the message from a loved one, friend, or co-worker? As a young aviator, there was more than one occasion where a girlfriend said I was not listening. My typical response was that the noisy helicopters caused me to lose my hearing.

Approximately 15% of American adults (37.5 million) aged 18 and over report some trouble hearing. There are approximately 600,000 people in the United States (0.22% of the population, or 2.2 per 1,000) that are “deaf;” more than half are over 65 years of age, which means many of us don’t have an ironclad excuse to not listen.

(Source: National Institute for Health


My Comic Book Finally Published!

Hard to believe but they are publishing the comics I drew during my 20-year military career! These humorous musings may make you laugh or offend others, but are the result of awesome mentors, great buddies and a deep appreciation for sarcastic humor. They officially released it on Veterans Day in either paperback or eBook for Kindle or iBooks. Here is a link to get a copy if interested.

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